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7/25/14
Friday, July 25, 2014      12 comments

Fortunately, this week has slowed down some. I took today off work to spend working on things that keep being put on the back burner. I shocked my wife by cleaning the house and making all the beds and starting the laundry for her and doing so... Read more
7/18/14
Thursday, July 17, 2014      14 comments

Life is challenging me this week. After taking Friday and Monday off, I have worked three 12 hours days, and have to work the weekend. I almost fell into some b ad habits, one night the guys I worked with went for beers after work last night, ... Read more
7/9/14
Wednesday, July 09, 2014      8 comments

Well this plateau is really startng to get me down! But I don't want to give in. I am having a lot of challenges. First, this week and last, my activities are limited, since my hand surgery. And this weekend, I have a Knights of Columbus mee... Read more
Independence Day
Friday, July 04, 2014      11 comments

ON JULY 4th REMEMBER - Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? ... Read more
Independence Day Eve
Thursday, July 03, 2014      9 comments

Well another week has passed and another medical procedure is done. I had carpal tunnel surgery on my primary hand. This has been a challenge as my right hand is to be above my heart for three days. Life gets different. I have never done any... Read more
6/26/14
Thursday, June 26, 2014      14 comments

Well this is just a normal weekly blog. Nothing really noteworthy to talk about. My weight loss is still in a plateau. I think I know what might be the problems, and am trying to work on it. I am finding at night that I am wanting something t... Read more
Summer is here!
Friday, June 20, 2014      18 comments

Remember a few months ago when we were talking about the long cold winter, and how we couldn't wait for summer. I want the cold back! Whaaa! Yes it is hot and humid here, and the grass is slowing down in growing, but not enough to not need cu... Read more
Lose 100 pounds and people notice....
Tuesday, June 17, 2014      15 comments

I have been on this weight loss journey in earnest since last July 15. I have been losing weight all along, and none of my co-workers had said anything about my weight loss. Today, I was running about 20 minutes late, and I am trying to get in... Read more
What a difference a year makes....
Friday, June 13, 2014      17 comments

When I reflect on where I was a year ago and where I am today, I amaze myself. I would have never thought it possible to make such a major transformation. Last year there was no celebration for my big 6 - 0! I was so ashamed of what I l... Read more
Three months in...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      11 comments

Well yesterday I had my 3 month post-op visit with the Nutritionist and my surgeon. They were both pleased with my results and how good I feel and look. Although, I don't agree on the looks, because I still feel big as a house, I do realize th... Read more
What to do!
Thursday, June 05, 2014      14 comments

I knew that the bubble had to burst some time. And I guess in a way, it has. I have gained a pound this week. THis is the first time that I have had a gain, in three months. WHen I look back at my food journal, yes I can see why. And I also... Read more
A short week
Thursday, May 29, 2014      6 comments

For this being a short week, it is full of its challenges. I knew that the 4 day work week would still expect a 5 day output, and I planned for that. But time has moved so slow. Tuesday the element in the over broke in two pieces, and of cour... Read more
Incredulous
Saturday, May 24, 2014      21 comments

That is the only way I can explain my feelings today. I have reached one of my big time goals today. This morning after my shower I did as I always do, I said hello to my friend/nemisis the scale. Yesterday I weighed and was surprised by what... Read more
Thursday again
Thursday, May 22, 2014      10 comments

Well this Thursday has me feeling quite mixed up. I woke up to several messes where my Husky didn't keep his food down this morning. Normally this wouldn't bother me, however he is diabetic on insulin, and when he doesn't have food to absorb t... Read more
Another speedbump in life
Saturday, May 17, 2014      17 comments

If you have noticed typos in my blogs and such, it isn't because I am getting dumber. I have been experiencing numbness in both hands, and finally had a nerve conduction test done. And of course I found out that I have severe carpal tunnel syn... Read more

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